Cerebral amyloid angiopathy and dementia.

  title={Cerebral amyloid angiopathy and dementia.},
  author={Jinzhou Tian and Jing-yi Shi and David M A Mann},
  journal={Panminerva medica},
  volume={46 4},
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is a fundamental part of the pathology of many disorders causing dementia and/or cerebral haemorrhage. In Alzheimer's disease (AD), CAA is due to the deposition of amyloid alpha protein (Abeta) within the adventitia and media of leptomeningeal and brain parenchymal arteries. Although virtually all cases of AD show CAA to a… CONTINUE READING